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Secure charging stations - NEW for Kimberlin Library users

Charge your mobile device securely

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Fine or not fine? You'll like our fine policy changes from 1st Feb

Money saving changes in our new fines policies

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To make space for more study seating on the First Floor in 2018, we've moved more books to the Second Floor

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We've introduced more laptops for loan for 2018

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Have you signed up for our many FREE training sessions or 1:1s?

CELT student workshop – Find out about electronic submission of your assignments in Turnitin

Tweet So what is Turnitin? How does it work? Your lecturers will ask you to submit your assignments in Turnitin in your Blackboard module.  Online help on how to submit in Turnitin is provided in the ‘User Guide’ tab in Blackboard. Come along to a workshop to understand how Turnitin works, how your assignment is checked against resources – what kinds of matches can be found and how to interpret the similarity report that Turnitin produces. Also how does this link to assignment writing and further support in the library. Find out more ... read more

Maths Learning Centre Drop-ins

Tweet Need help with Maths or Statistics? Come along to the weekly drop-in sessions to get support with Maths and Statistics queries. Day/Time: Monday to Friday 12-2pm and Wednesday 12-4pm Location: Collaboratory, Kimberlin Library (the entrance door is opposite the Gateway House) You can drop-in and stay for 5 minutes or 2 hours, as often as you like. Our trained staff are very patient and are happy to spend time with you individually to help you overcome any barriers to your understanding of the maths you need. We have a good bank of resources which ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #5. Students – catch up on your IT induction

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology.   If you didn’t manage to get to an IT induction session last week, you can watch the presentation and download the materials here The student IT induction includes information on the following topics: How to access DMU’s online services;   How to change your password;   Expectations regarding the use of learning technology such as Blackboard, DMU Replay, TurnItIn; and   Where to get ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #4. So what’s Blackboard for then?

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. Blackboard is DMU’s Virtual Learning Environment and every module should have an area or ‘shell’ that students can use to engage with their studies online. There is a Blackboard module shell policy and as a minimum students can expect to see the following sections within each shell.     Announcements is where any important announcements about the module will appear. All announcements will also be delivered to students via email to their ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #3. Shortcuts to success

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. When using the Windows PC’s around campus, a number of keyboard shortcuts are available to help make life easier when navigating around the systems. Keyboard shortcuts can also help with accessibility of systems – here are a few you may know already and some you may not. Ctrl + C – copy highlighted items Ctrl + X – cut selected text Ctrl + V – paste copied items Ctrl + Z – undo Ctrl + A – select all items on screen Ctrl + E – centre selected items (e.g. text or ... read more